General Description / Special Programs
Admissions: Applicants are considered for admission in terms of letters of recommendation, experience, interests and relevant accomplishments as well as GPA and GRE scores. Applications for admission in the academic year 2020-2021 must be completed by January 15, 2020.
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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology PhD, MA in Archaeology, MA in Cultural Anthropology, BA
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Students must complete the general requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences and the following required courses (a minimum of 30 credit hours in anthropology, 18 of which must be upper division, is required for the degree): Anth 2010, Introduction to Physical Anthropology 1; Anth 2100, Frontiers of Cultural Anthropology; Anth 2200, Introduction to Archaeology; one upper-division topical course in cultural anthropology; one upper-division course in archaeology; one upper-division course in physical anthropology.
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements Terminal Master’s Degree: ARCHAEOLOGY: 30 credits of coursework including an independent research paper (ANTH 7840) CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: 30 credits of coursework including an independent research paper (ANTH 7840)
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements An MA in anthropology is not required for admission to the PhD program. Applicants to the PhD program should have a solid background in anthropology or a closely related discipline and should demonstrate familiarity with the theories and methods of anthropology. Applicants who have a master's degree in anthropology or a closely related discipline may be eligible for transferring up to 21 credits. ARCHAEOLOGY: 42 credits of coursework with 21 beyond the MA for students with an external MA degree and 12 credits beyond the MA with a UCB anthropology MA, 30 credits of dissertation hours, ANTH 7840 research paper (for students entering without an MA in anthropology), Ph.D. qualifying examination, Ph.D. prospectus, dissertation and dissertation defense. BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY: 42 credits of coursework with 21 beyond the MA for students with an external MA degree and 12 credits beyond the MA with a UCB anthropology MA, 30 credits of dissertation hours, Ph.D. qualifying exam, Ph.D. prospectus, dissertation and dissertation defense. CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: 42 credits of coursework with 21 beyond the MA for students with an external MA degree and 12 credits beyond the MA with a UCB anthropology MA), 30 credits of dissertation hours, ANTH 7840 research paper (for students entering without an MA in anthropology), PhD qualifying exam, Ph.D. prospectus, dissertation and dissertation defense.
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Graduate part-time instructorships, teaching assistantships and research assistantships are available to qualified applicants; University Fellowships and other fellowships are awarded to highly qualified applicants each year. Students who qualify for federal work-study assistance are employed as proctors in the department reading room and other miscellaneous jobs.
Program Details
Research Facilities Archaeology and Biological Anthropology labs, computer lab, reading room, University Museum, and HRAF files in the campus library
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Undergraduate Club
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0